there is a noise like some kind of pump running seems to be coming from under trunk or in gas tank? rns for about 3 min any ideas?

Asked by Feb 21, 2015 at 09:04 PM about the 2004 Buick Park Avenue

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when starting car sometimes a noise from the back end (under trunk, gas tank) sounds
like a air compressor running or some kind of pump what could this be?
Thanks

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Air pump for the cars ai rride suspension.

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Where is the pump located? Thanks again

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Passenger side rear above the muffler, it is an air compressor. As long as it stops running in a few minutes it's normal. If you find out running non stop, rust has decayed the integrity of the unit and it's a $500 min replacement.

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